Meet Our Board



Dr. Joyce M. Davis, President/ CEO




Dr. Mehdi Noorbaksh, Vice President

Harrisburg University



Lindsay Bowman, Secretary

Lindsay Bowman teaches middle school history at Harrisburg Academy in Wormleysburg, PA,
and has been with the Academy since 2013. In addition to being a full-time teacher, she is also
the Coordinating Director for the Centers for Experiential Learning and Innovation, oversees the Center for Global and  Local Citizenship, and coaches middle school girls’ soccer and basketball.


Eliz Nestorov, Treasurer

Eliz Nestorov is the Co-Founder/ CEO of the American-Bulgarian Chamber in America, Washington, DC. She is a Bulgarian-American prominent lobbyist, consultant and public figure in the State of Pennsylvania and its capital. She also manages AKAEVA Consulting, assisting nonprofit community-based organizations and social enterprises. In 2016, She became a Certified Grant Writer with the American Grant Writers Association.





Romeo Azondekon – Central Penn College





Ebony Caldwell — Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General





Ambassador John Craig  Ambassador-in-Residence, Elizabethtown College





Dr. Chris Dolan – Professor, Lebanon Valley College





Kalpana Doppalapudi – Founder, PowerWoman, Inc.





Dr. Oralia Garcia Dominic – Penn State Hershey Medical School

Rev. Nathaniel Gadsden  United Way of the Capital Region (retired)

Pat Gadsden  President, Life Esteem, Inc.

Link Martin – Temple University Harrisburg

Sait Onal – TransAmerica Insurance




Uday Shrikantia – International Business & Marketing Consultant

Dr. Shirley Warsaw — Professor, Gettysburg College

Dr. Kay White — Director, Governor’s Schools (Retired)

Board Members Emeriti:

Dr. Gaylen Bradley   Retired, Hershey Medical School

Harry Witte –  Attorney

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